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New Boots Launches in NB - Progressing Women in Trades

Congratulations to the Province of New Brunswick on the launch of the New Boots: Progressing Women in Trades network. The program's mandate is to attract, support. and retain more women in non-traditional skilled trades.

J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) is pleased to partner with the New Boots and sponsor 10 women through the program. "This is a great initiative and we look forward to working with New Boots to grow the number of skilled tradeswomen in our operations," said Jim Irving, Co-Chief Executive Officer.


Currently JDI employs 69 skilled tradeswomen in its operations and is committed to growing that number. Over the next three years, JDI forecasts hiring a total of 330 skilled trades in New Brunswick. Apply today at

New Boots Brochure - English 2018

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